Clinton leads Trump by 11 points in one poll, is statistically tied in another

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
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Two new polls released Sunday morning paint very different pictures of the presidential race. In a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, Democrat Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by 11 points among likely voters, a commanding advantage so close to Election Day and one significantly influenced by Trump's sexual misconduct scandal, which nearly two in three voters said was cause for concern.

By contrast, a Washington Post/ABC News poll also published Sunday saw Clinton leading Trump by just 4 percent, also among likely voters, a difference within the survey's margin of error and therefore a statistical tie. The Real Clear Politics average, which includes both polls and other recent surveys, has Clinton leading by 5.5 percent.

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